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==Eligibility==
 
==Eligibility==
*The customer must be of at least minimum legal age to apply for a driving permit:
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*United Arab Emirates citizen or resident.
**Motorcycles: 17 years old
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*You hold an Emirates ID or diplomatic card embassy, consulate and international organisation as an offical document instead of the Emirates ID.  
**Light vehicles: 17 years and 6 months old to open a file; however, the license will be issued when the customer turns 18 years old. The vehicle's weight while empty should not exceed 2.5 tonnes, and the number of passengers should not exceed 14 without the driver for the passengers transportation vehicles. For the goods transport vehicles, cargo must not exceed 2.5 tonnes.
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*You did not hold a driving license before.  
**Heavy vehicles: 20 years old
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*You are over 18 years old
**Light and heavy buses: 21 years old. The passengers number of the bus must not exceed 26 without the driver
 
**Tractor or light mechanical machine: 20 years old. The weight of the tractor or mechanical machine while empty must not exceed 7.5 tonnes
 
*The customer must be medically fit
 
  
 
==Fees==
 
==Fees==
*100 AED for issuing a new driving license if the customer is younger than 21-years-old
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Fees are just for reference, they are vary on each branch.
*300 AED for issuing a new driving license if the customer is older than 21-years-old
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*AED 120 for eye test (if applicable)
*+20 AED knowledge and innovation fees.
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*AED 830 for education courses
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*AED 50 for theory test
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*AED 200 for Road test
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*AED 100 in Pass Counter
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*AED 200 in Control Counter
  
 
[https://www.rta.ae/links/lic-updates.pdf Other Driving License Related Fees]
 
[https://www.rta.ae/links/lic-updates.pdf Other Driving License Related Fees]
  
 
==Validity==
 
==Validity==
Emirati and GCC nationals and UAE citizens:
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*2 years if you are about 21 years old
*Age above 21 years old:  2 years
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*1 years if you are from 18 to 21 years old
*Age below 21 years old: 1 year
 
  
 
==Documents to Use==
 
==Documents to Use==
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==Information which might help==
 
==Information which might help==
Enter other informations which might help.
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People having nationality and driving license of the listed 41 countries can directly transfer their license by walking into any RTA office with necessary documents & fee. The exempted countries are:
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*GCC Countries: Kuwait, Saudi, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar
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*European Countries: Austria, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Netherland, Italy, Britain, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Finland, Serbia, Latvia, Slovakia, Hungary.
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*North American Countries: Canada (only Quebec province), USA
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*East Asian Countries: South Korea, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Singapore, China\
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*African Countries: South Africa
  
 
==Other uses of the Document/Certificate==
 
==Other uses of the Document/Certificate==

Latest revision as of 05:03, 14 July 2021


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Procedure[edit]

You are a United Arab Emirates citizen or resident. You hold an Emirates ID or diplomatic card embassy, consulate and international organisation as an official document instead of the Emirates ID. You did not hold a driving license before. You are over 18 years old. You can obtain a United Arab Emirates driving license by following:

  1. Prepare the required documents:
    -Your photograph (passport size)
    -Your passport (original + copy)
    -Your Emirates ID or your Diplomatic card for embassy, consulate and international organisation as an official document instead of the Emirates ID. In this case, you must attach with the letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affaires valid for at least 6 months from the date of submission.
    -A copy of your valid United Arab Emirates residency visa
    -No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the sponsor except for the professions detail link and the diplomatic passport holders.
    -Your valid eye test certificate (if applicable)
  2. Obtain a learning permit
    Present the required documents at a suitable UAE RTA Driving Schools or Training Centers links: Galadari Motor Driving Centre ; Emirates Driving Institute ; Dubai Driving Center ; Belhasa Driving Center ;and Al Ahli Driving Center. Follow all of the officer’s guiding to open a driving file and get your eye test certificate (if applicable). This will enable you to participate in theoretical courses. Once the courses are taught – over a two-hour period – you sit a theoretical test to apply for a learning permit. Pay the applicable fee and obtain the learning permit if you pass.
    After the learning permit is obtained, you must take practical lessons. The number of lessons is dependent on the driver’s capability but is generally 30 hours for complete beginners, 20 hours for intermediate learners or 10 hours for advanced students.
    Once you are ready to take the practical test, administered by the UAE RTA Driving School or Training Center, your instructor will give you a ‘certificate of readiness’, which you must present to the UAE RTA Driving School or Training Center to book your practical test or raod test.
  3. Complete the road test and obtain driving license
    On the date assigned, go with Passport, Driving file, 2 of your photos to attend UAE driving License road test. Go to RTA License Section as advised by your driving school. Fill up application form and submit applicable fees. When your name is called out, go along with the other three candidates and the RTA inspector to the designated car. You will be given just a few minutes to demonstrate your driving and anticipatory skills. If you fail, you will have to resgiter with your drivig school for at least seven more classes and get a new road-test date. As well as if you pass, collect the approval paper from your inspecter and to the Pass Counter. Submit along with suitable ID and the applicable fee. Collect your test file and submit to the Control Counter. After processing, pay the applicable fee and proceed to photo area. When your name is called out, have your photo taken. In a few minutes, you will receive your driving license.
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Required Documents[edit]

  • Your photograph (passport size)
  • Your passport (original + copy)
  • Your Emirates ID or your Diplomatic card for embassy, consulate and international organisation as an official document instead of the Emirates ID. In this case, you must attach with the letter from the Ministry of Foreign Affaires valid for at least 6 months from the date of submission.
  • A copy of your valid United Arab Emirates residency visa
  • No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the sponsor except for the professions Detail Link and the diplomatic passport holders.
  • Your valid eye test certificate (if applicable)

Office Locations & Contacts[edit]

Roads & Transport Authority (RTA)
800 90 90
Overseas callers 24/7: +971 4 605 1414
Tel: +971 4 284 4444
Fax +971 4 206 5555
Email RTA

E-mail: [email protected]
Roads & Transport Authority
P. O. Box: 118899
Dubai, United Arab Emirates.


Dubai Driving Center
Al – Barsha
Address: Alquoz industrial area 3, Near Al-Naboodha Automobiles, Alquoz, Dubai
Phone: 04 3236000
Fax: 04 3236060
Email: [email protected]


Al Ahli Driving School
Al Quoz, Industrial 4 Street No. 19A, Road No. 318 AI Quoz – Dubai
Tel: 04-3411500
Fax: 04-3411511
Call center: 800-252454
Customer service: 04-3411440
Email: [email protected]

Belhasa Driving School
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel: +971 (4) 8817171

Emirates Driving Institute
Emirates Diriving Institute (EDI), P.O Box: 20948, AI Qusais
Call Center: 04 2631100
Email: [email protected]

Galadari Driving School
P.O. Box 80771
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Phone: +971 4 2676166
Fax: +971 4 2676266
Email: [email protected]

Drive Dubai
Dubai Investment Park2
Tel: +971 4 885 5118
Fax: +971 4 885 8801
PO Box: 235050
Email: [email protected]

More detail in the links Galadari Motor Driving Centre ; Emirates Driving Institute ; Dubai Driving Center ; Belhasa Driving Center ;and Al Ahli Driving Center

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Eligibility[edit]

  • United Arab Emirates citizen or resident.
  • You hold an Emirates ID or diplomatic card embassy, consulate and international organisation as an offical document instead of the Emirates ID.
  • You did not hold a driving license before.
  • You are over 18 years old

Fees[edit]

Fees are just for reference, they are vary on each branch.

  • AED 120 for eye test (if applicable)
  • AED 830 for education courses
  • AED 50 for theory test
  • AED 200 for Road test
  • AED 100 in Pass Counter
  • AED 200 in Control Counter

Other Driving License Related Fees

Validity[edit]

  • 2 years if you are about 21 years old
  • 1 years if you are from 18 to 21 years old

Documents to Use[edit]

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Sample Documents[edit]

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Processing Time[edit]

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Related Videos[edit]

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sevenload, viddler, vimeo, youku, youtube
width = 560, height = 340, Video ID = Can be obtained from the URL of webpage where the video is displayed.
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Instructions[edit]

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Required Information[edit]

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1. Date of Birth.
2. City or County of Birth.
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Need for the Document[edit]

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Information which might help[edit]

People having nationality and driving license of the listed 41 countries can directly transfer their license by walking into any RTA office with necessary documents & fee. The exempted countries are:

  • GCC Countries: Kuwait, Saudi, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar
  • European Countries: Austria, Belgium, Spain, Germany, France, Ireland, Netherland, Italy, Britain, Turkey, Greece, Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Poland, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania, Finland, Serbia, Latvia, Slovakia, Hungary.
  • North American Countries: Canada (only Quebec province), USA
  • East Asian Countries: South Korea, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, Singapore, China\
  • African Countries: South Africa

Other uses of the Document/Certificate[edit]

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e.g. Birth Certificate can be used as proof of identity.

External Links[edit]

Government of Dubai

Others[edit]

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